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NEW YORK-- They say you can never be too rich or too thin. Did Jesus really look like Brad Pitt, only slightly better? "Listen, films are big business," says Steven Kraftchick, professor at Emory University's Candler School of Theology.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 5- Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will address this year's crop of Harvard University graduates at their May 29 commencement, the Ivy League university said on Wednesday.
BOSTON/ NEW YORK, Feb 6- In the past, billionaire investor Daniel Loeb would often wait for an industry conference before revealing his investment ideas. Such announcements-- including Loeb's bet on Dow Chemicals and Kyle Bass' bet on General Motors-- often lead to big swings in share prices as other investors pile on.
*Fourth quarter adjusted earnings C $0.31/ shr vs est C $0.37/ shr. Oct 24- Canada's Corus Entertainment Inc reported that its profit nearly halved in the fourth quarter as a rise in TV subscribers and merchandising revenue failed to offset the weakness in its radio business.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 3- Twitter, the 140- character messaging service favored by everyone from the Pope to U.S. After eight years of explosive user growth marred by persistent technical challenges and management shake-ups, Twitter is now preparing to go public in Silicon Valley's largest initial public offering since Facebook Inc's last year.
Oprah Winfrey sent out a tweet Monday in which she gushed about her love for Microsoft's Surface tablet. Just one teensy problem: It was from her iPad.
LOS ANGELES-- The Beverly Hilton's International Ballroom will soon be filled with flowers, chiffon, fine china and crystal stemware for a starry black-tie ball costing couples as much as $20,000 to attend.
In the year since Oprah Winfrey’s show ended, afternoon TV ratings reports have been rattled, demonstrating that audiences disperse when their favorite shows do the same — a classic case of media fragmentation.
These days there are no dress-for-success rules, other than being put-together from head to toe, no detail spared. Here are the CEOs who have it down pat.
Discovery Communications reported a lower quarterly profit as costs and expenses rose nearly 49%. The media company was hurt by losses at the Oprah Winfrey Network. David Joyce, senior analyst at Miller Tabak, offers insight.
Discussing today's major headlines, including Apple reportedly launching a cheaper MacBook for $799 this year and whether Oprah Winfrey's network "OWN" is facing its final chapter, with CNBC's Jane Wells, John Carney, Sue Herera and Tyler Mathisen.
CNBC's Brian Shactman reports the GSA chief resigned amid reports of excessive spending; AFA Foods files for bankruptcy after "pink slime" outcry; and talk show queen, Oprah Winfrey admits she's made plenty of mistakes with her own network.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia stock dipped more than 4% earlier today on reports that Martha Stewart's flagship show on Hallmark Channel will end this year. And she's not alone, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
The ratings are finally in for “Oprah’s Next Chapter,” the media queen’s new show on OWN and the Sunday night premiere drew 1.1 million viewers.
While some stick with their businesses long-term, serial entrepreneurs often are driven by the excitement of creating and investing in new ventures and wind up launching a string of companies.
Oprah Winfrey hasn't been able to translate the success of her syndicated talk show to her new cable channel. CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the details of how the network plans to make a turnaround, with Jenna Goudreau, Forbes reporter.
Some say big-business stars such as Oprah Winfrey, Martha Stewart, and Meg Whitman have not only broken the glass ceiling, they've made it irrelevant. Either way, they're certainty good role models.
When Discovery Communications set out to reformat HD Theater, the nine-year-old home of high-definition documentaries, its executives assessed the crowded cable programming landscape and asked what was missing — where there was “white space,” as one later put it. The New York Times reports.
On day one, the jets landed, and the moguls descended upon the tiny resort town of Sun Valley for Allen & Company’s annual boondoggle.
In May 2011, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg bought a $7 million home in Palo Alto, California. Click to see the homes of CEOs in sectors such as technology, energy, fashion and more.